A short biography of Alan Lomax and his role in the field of Ethnomusicology. Introduction to Ethnomusicology
An overview of the social science of Ethnomusicology. Introduction to Ethnomusicology, Part Two
More about Ethnomusicology. Music and Language
Some reasons to listen to music in other languages; the state of music and language on North American radio in relation to the rest of the world. What is World Music?
The challenge of defining World Music, and the role of World Music as a cultural and musical phenomenon. World Music 101
Essays and introductions to various kinds of World Music. British Forum for Ethnomusicology
Findout about their conferences and newsletter.
British Journal of Ethnomusicology
An annual scholarly journal with articles about music from all parts of the world.
Centre for Ethnomusicology at the University of Alberta
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, this page contains information about the centre's programs and events, sound files, links, and information about the resources the centre has.
Centre for World Music and Related Arts
A non-profit organization based in San Diego promoting World Music, dance, and related arts. The organization conducts World Music travel tours to India, Indonesia, and Turkey.
Ethnomusicology Bibliography Guide
From the University of California's Santa Barbara Library, a list of their periodical indexes, dissertations, guides to musical instruments, and glossaries.
A multimedia, peer-reviewed journal on the Web.
Ethnomusicology Research Digest
For professionals, graduate students, and librarians in the field.
Ethnomusicology Resources on the Web
A comprehensive starting point to researching different styles of music.
Links scholarly and culturally oriented websites focusing on ethnomusicological research and related fields such as individual researchers, institutions, archives, libraries, societies, ensembles, performers, culture members, graduate students, and other related resources.
Florida State University
FSU offers a graduate program in Ethnomusicology.
Foundation promoting Pacific cultures, including music, through educational programs.
Organization dedicated to the use of popular music in an educational setting.
Online Sources for Ethnomusicological Information
A guide to online databases, journals, and archives.
Pacific Music Researcher's Web Ring
Links scholarly and culturally oriented websites focusing on Pacific music research and related fields, including websites of individual researchers, institutions, archives, libraries, societies, ensembles, performers, culture members, graduate students, and other related resources.
Society for Ethnomusicology
Supports and promotes research, and is very respected.
UCLA Department of Ethnomuscology
News, upcoming events, courses, faculty.
University of Washington
Offers and MA and PhD program though the Department of Music.
World Music Institute
Supports traditional music and cultural exchanges. Located in New York.
Based in Ontario, Canada, their graduate program features an emphasis on North American musical styles.